Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chicken and chorizo with roasted new potatoes

The best way to get a nice dinner in exchange for little cooking is to use the oven. A few days ago I made this utterly simple traybake of chicken thighs, chorizo, new potatoes and celeriac. The chorizo is so … Continue reading

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Da Polpo

I told you briefly that I had been to the faily newly opened Italian Da Polpo in Covent Garden. With me was my colleague Caroline, who just like me appreciates good food. We ordered the special of the day; a mackerell … Continue reading

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A weekend in the country

The countdown to our holiday has begun. It is two weeks until we go home to the South of Sweden for a week. Can’t wait! So it was great to prepare for our holiday with a mini break in Bucks … Continue reading

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Another version of pulled pork

If you have not yet gotten around to cooking (and eating) pulled pork, I urge you to get on it straight away. It is so incredibly easy to make, and it basically cooks itself and most of all, it tastes … Continue reading

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Paul A. Young fine chocolates in Soho

Last Friday when Jenny and I were out and about in Soho, we stumbled upon the new Paul A. Young shop, just a few days after I had read about the chocolaterie in Time Out. The shop was gorgeous with … Continue reading

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My London week

I sometimes feel I don’t have time to update the blog about all the nice places I visit in this lovely city, so every Friday I will try and tell you about my week and what I have been up … Continue reading

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Bacon-wrapped pork patties with za’atar

As you might recall, we went to Syria on holiday before all hell broke loose over there, in March. And I still found myself so grateful for the experience. Especially the food experience, of course. Like za’atar, and especially the … Continue reading

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Stuffed squid

A while ago I found this recipe for stuffed squid on one of my favourite Swedish food blogs: Gittos Mat. I just felt like I had to make this dish one day and bring a part of sunny Spain into … Continue reading

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A reminder: green pea soup

I have mentioned green pea soup on this blog before, but that was a while ago now and I think it is time for a gentle reminder. The reason for this is, that I think this is one of the … Continue reading

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Chicken satay with rice, peanut sauce and Asian-inspired salad

These juicy chicken scewers are absolutely wonderful. You can serve them cold on a picnic; with a salsa dip as a canapé or with rice and peanut sauce as a fulfilling dinner. The chicken should in an ideal world be … Continue reading

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